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The State of Airline Fuel Hedging & Risk Management

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The State of Airline Fuel Hedging & Risk Management highlights the fuel hedging and risk management practices of commercial airlines across the globe in 2013.

Highlights of the Study:

  • 67% stated they are or, have previously, hedged their jet fuel price risk

  • 96% indicated that they have an official fuel hedging policy

  • 47% stated that their hedging program is a success if they reduce their cash flow volatility as it relates to fuel prices.

  • 45% reported that they would improve their fuel hedging program by utilizing hedging strategies which better reflect the company’s risk tolerance and hedging goals